97. Convert


See also 349. RELIGION .

neophytism
1. the condition of a new convert to a religious belief.
2. the condition of a newly baptized convert to the early Christian church. — neophyte , n. — neophytic , adj .
proselytism
1. the act of becoming or the condition of being a convert to an opinion, political party, or religious group.
2. an active policy of inviting or persuading converts, especially to a religious position. — proselyte , n . — proselyter, proselytist , n . — proselytize , v . — proselytistic , adj .

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